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Panjiva Partners with ETCN (Export to China) to Provide Access to Chinese Import-export Data

Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, recently announced that through a partnership with Export to China (ETCN) it is the first company to make Chinese trade data accessible in searchable company profiles. ETCN is a Chinese information, consulting, and commercial platform helping international enterprises with China import-export trade. Panjiva said it now holds ... Read More »

Big Data Firm Tableau Raises $254m with IPO

Big data visualization and analytics provider Tableau Software has raised $254.2m in an IPO, which priced its shares at $31 each and has valued the company at $2 billion. Seattle-based Tableau offers a range of business intelligence, data visualization and data analysis products. The IPO involved the placement of 8.2 million shares of the company’s Class A common stock – ... Read More »

IRON Solutions Launches IRON Index

  BIIA member IRON Solutions will supply its IRON Index data to J.P. Morgan Equity Research for the J.P. Morgan quarterly report on the North American used agricultural equipment market, IRON announced today. Ann Duignan , Machinery Equity Analyst at J.P. Morgan, will publish the information from the IRON Index, which is IRON Solutions’ measurement of pricing levels in the ... Read More »

Duedil Raises $5m Venture Capital

UK based BIIA Member Duedil has raised $5m (£3.3m) in Series A funding, which it will use to expand into new territories and develop its product offering by tapping into additional data sets. Launched in April 2011 by entrepreneur Damian Kimmelman (pictured),  Duedil offers a source of private company information in the UK and Ireland. As well as Companies House, ... Read More »

Gartner 2012 Full Year Revenues up 10%

For full year 2012, total revenue was $1,615.8 million, an increase of 10% over 2011, or 12% excluding the foreign exchange impact. Net income was $165.9 million in 2012, an increase of 21%. Normalized EBITDA was $315.2 million in 2012, an increase of 13% over 2011. Diluted income per share was $1.73 in 2012 compared to $1.39 in 2011, an ... Read More »

Equifax Q1 2013 Revenues Grew by 12%

Equifax continues to enjoy double digit growth rates and continues to outperform the market.  Equifax’s first quarter revenues grew by 12% and its stock has reached a new high of 61.63. Equifax Inc. (EFX) reported revenue from continuing operations of $566.5 million in the first quarter of 2013, a 12 percent increase from the first quarter of 2012. First quarter ... Read More »

Tim Baskerville Named President of HG Data Company

HG Data Company has announced the appointment of Tim Baskerville as President. “Tim’s job will be to scale our data-science operation, more comprehensively serving both data partners and enterprise customers with granular insights on the use of enterprise technology,” said CEO Craig Harris in announcing the appointment. Baskerville is an experienced builder of businesses producing B2B intelligence for vertical markets. ... Read More »

TEMIS and MarkLogic Strengthen Strategic Alliance

TEMIS and MarkLogic Corporation announced they are extending their partnership to deliver world-class content enrichment over unstructured Big Data.  With new, enhanced integration capabilities, TEMIS’ Luxid® and MarkLogic® Server can now help organizations do more with their content. Read More »

SME Ratings: Creditrefom Rating Enters into Co-operation with Feri EuroRating and Fischer Bussmann Konrad

Creditreform Ratings AG (a specialized SME credit rating company based in Germany) has entered into a co-operation with Feri EuroRating Services AG and Fischer Bussmann Konrad GmbH.  The purpose of the co-operation is to create customer-specific industry reports. Creditreform contributes 70,000 financial statements from its Financial Statements Database covering approximately 200,000 companies.  Feri EuroRating contributes industry benchmarks and Fischer Bussmann ... Read More »

Panjiva in the News

BIIA member Panjiva is proud to report that it has recently expanded its coverage of suppliers in the Western Hemisphere.  It added 50 million shipping records, covering trade in and out of several Latin American countries, to the Panjiva platform. Through our partnership with ThomasNet, Panjiva users access to over 500,000 suppliers in the United States. On China:  Josh Green, CEO of ... Read More »

Onvia, Inc. 2012 Revenues Decline 5%

Onvia reported 2012 revenue down 5% to $22 million vs. $23.2 million in 2011.  Fourth quarter revenue declines 1% over same period last year. Gross margin at 84% in both 2012 and 2011. Adjusted EBITDA decreased to $3.0 million vs. $3.8 million in 2011.  Annual Contract Value grows 2% to $18.8 million. The company stated that revenues are a lagging ... Read More »

Kroll Releases White Paper That Argues Chinese Hacking may be the Least of Corporate Cyber Security Worries

Kroll Advisory Solutions released a new whitepaper warning that U.S. corporations should not let recent Chinese hacking headlines distract them from the larger threat to corporate trade secrets and proprietary data:  Corporate insiders. “Corporations can’t let news of the Chinese hacking operation against The New York Times and Wall Street Journal cause them to lose sight of the larger threats ... Read More »